IEEE Life Members' Fellowship in Electrical History

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Inc. Computer Society

The fellowship was established to provide a stipend of $17,000, with a research budget of up to US$3,000 to support one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical science or one-year post-doctoral research in the history of electrical science and technology at a college or university of recognized standing.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Post-doctoral; undergraduate
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • College:
    College or university of recognized standing
  • Major/Career:
    Undergraduate degrees in engineering, the sciences, or the humanities
  • Other Benefits:
    The stipend is US$17,000, with a research budget of up to $3,000. The IEEE Fellowship in the History of Electrical and Computing Technology is funded by the IEEE Life Members Committee and supports historical research in any area covered by an IEEE Society;Reimbursable research expenses include economy-class travel to visit archives, libraries, historical sites, or academic conferences, either to hear papers or to present ones own work. Hotel stay, meals while traveling, copying costs, reprints of scholarly articles, and books directly pertaining to research are reimbursable.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Include a detailed (approximately ten- to 15-page) description of your proposed research, discussing subject, scope, methodology, and the contribution that this work will make to the field of electrical history
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Include letters of recommendation from three (3) references. These should be addressed to the chair of the Fellowship Committee;

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